2015 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Day 1 - Champagne sailing in paradise
By International Maxi Association, ,
5:32 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Opening salvos were fired today between the 40 boats competing in the MYRC and the Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in conjunction with the International Maxi Association. ...
2015 Mini Transat Îles de Guadeloupe – Preparation days
By Mini Transat, ,
5:17 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 Mini Transat - Îles de Guadeloupe – From the ninth of September, all the sailors will have arrived in Douarnenez (France), to spend their last ten days on land before crossing the Atlantic. ...
2015 Jazz Cup images by pressure-drop.us
By pressure-drop.us, ,
5:03 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 Jazz Cup images by pressure-drop.us ...
Rio 2016 spots up for grabs at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao
By ISAF, ,
4:55 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
The stakes at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao, taking place from 14-20 September 2015, will be raised with Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition places on the line. ...
Eurosaf Match Racing European Youth Championship overall
By Eurosaf, ,
4:30 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
Eurosaf Match Racing European Youth Championship – Finnish team Markus Rönnberg win the Championship, which concluded on 6th September, on Lake Geneva, Switzerland. ...
RORC Cherbourg Race – Line honours announced
By Artemis Offshore Academy, ,
4:12 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
RORC Cherbourg Race – A few weeks ago, I was offered the opportunity to sail with Mike Golding. Without a second thought I said yes - 75nm sailed with one of the UK’s top solo racers is a lesson worth having. I looked forward to the knowledge and advice Mike would be able to impart during the race. ...
EUROSAF Match Racing, European Youth Championship overall
By John Friend, Lake Geneva ,
3:49 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
Finnish team Markus Rönnberg win the EUROSAF Match Racing, European Youth Championship, which concluded on sixth September, on Lake Geneva, Switzerland. ...
Panerai Museum of Yachting Yacht Regatta - Images by George Bekris
By Donna Erichsen, Newport, RI ,
3:39 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
George Bekris provided these images from the Panerai Museum of Yachting 36th Annual Yacht Regatta that was held in Newport, RI on Labor Day weekend. ...
Conanicut Yacht Club 88th Around the Island Race overall
By John Mayers, Jamestown, RI ,
3:27 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
The Conanicut Yacht Club hosted 96 boats for its 88th edition of the Around the Island Race, which took place this past Sunday, September six, 2015. The annual event is one of the oldest ongoing sailboat races on Narragansett Bay, featuring a complete circumnavigation of Conanicut Island. The race is followed by a dinner celebration at the host club, which was attended by over 250 people this year ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – IchorCoal to keep racing
By The Clipper Race, ,
12:02 PM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – Having had time to process the absolute tragedy of losing their crew mate Andrew Ashman, the crew of IchorCoal have made the collective, highly inspirational decision to keep racing. ...
Second SAILING Champions League in Sardinia in two weeks
By Dan Ibsen, ,
11:53 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
The SAILING Champions League for Clubs was for the first time organised last year in Copenhagen. In two weeks is takes place for the second time in Porto Servo in Sardinia with 32 participating Clubs from 12 nations. ...
Open du Yacht Club de Genève – Podium finish for Team Tilt
By Team Tilt Sailing, ,
11:19 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
Open du Yacht Club de Genève – Team Tilt continues to post top results as the Decision 35 Championship on Lake Geneva resumes. Competition was at its height amongst the fleet over the weekend and the Team Tilt sailors Sebastien Schneiter and Lucien Cujean along with Arnaud Psarofaghis, Tanguy Cariou, Bryan Mettraux and Jonas Schagen notched up a second place at the Open behind Alinghi ...
Adventures of a Sailor Girl - Show 46 - Back on the Air again
By Nic Douglass, Milton ,
11:17 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
The first Adventures of a Sailor Girl radio show for some time, packed with action from the Sailor Girl's twelve week stint in Europe. Nic Douglass,isthe Sailor Girl. ...
Star Sailors League recognized as special event + Video
By Star Sailors League, ,
10:51 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
Star Sailors League (SSL) is very proud to announce that International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has recognized the SSL as a special event along with the America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, World Match Racing Tour and Extreme Sailing Series. ...
2015 Gazprom Swan 60 circuit fires up for its final showdown
By Gazprom Swan 60 Class, ,
10:36 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
The Gazprom Swan 60 Class is firing up for its final showdown of the 2015 circuit. Racing across four events since April, the class is now into final scoring to ultimately crown the 2015 Gazprom Swan 60 Champion. ...
Breezy start for NZCT AIMS sailors in Tauranga
By Tauranga YPBC meda, ,
8:05 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
A strong westerly pruned sailing’s debut on the first day of the NZCT AIMS Games in Tauranga but the Anchor-sponsored racing that did happen on the water proved spectacular.
With wind gusting up to 25 knots, the three-race opening day schedule was cut back to one race ...
M32 Series - The battle in Finland is over, Team US One did it again
By M32 Series, ,
4:16 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
Three qualifying races and three final races completed Sunday’s final of the M32 Battle of Helsinki. The rain clouds stayed away from Hernesaari and the wind kept blowing all the way through. After the three first races the top-four continued into the final races while Alite Racing, Essiq Racing, Hydra Sailing Team and Team GAC Pindar finished the weekend in ranks five - eight. ...
Clipper Yacht Race - Difficult 24 hours across the fleet
By Clipper Race, ,
2:35 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
Clipper Yacht Race - It’s been a difficult and emotional 24 hours across the fleet. The team of IchorCoal is now safely ashore in Porto, northern Portugal, where they were met by a Clipper Race team led by Sir Robin and Race Director Justin Taylor. ...
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Learning the ropes
By Diane Reid, ,
1:19 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Things are really settling in nicely on ClipperTelemed+ for the crew. We certainly have been very fortunate with our weather conditions driving us to Rio and giving people a chance to acclimatize to the sea state and not get sea sick! ...
Paralympic sailors test Rio waters with one year to go to Rio Games
By Cora Zillich, ,
12:46 AM Mon 7 Sep 2015 GMT
One year out from the largest event in the Paralympic sporting world, the Australian Sailing Team’s (AST) Paralympic sailors have started to arrive in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to test the waters on Guanabara Bay, which will host the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games from seven - eighteen September 2016. ...
Clipper Race - Ichorcoal to re-join race after crewman's death
By Clipper Race Media, ,
8:58 PM Sun 6 Sep 2015 GMT
After arriving in Porto late last night and having had time to process the absolute tragedy of losing their crew mate Andrew Ashman, the crew of IchorCoal have made the collective, highly inspirational decision to keep racing. ...
2015 Audi Melges 20 Europeans - Act 5 overall
By Melges 20, ,
5:43 PM Sun 6 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 European Championship/Audi-Tron Sailing Series – After a bit of wait on the race course, all racing was abandoned on the final day of the Act five organized by B.Plan Sport and Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe. ...
2015 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Spectacular sailing yachts are lined up
By Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, ,
5:29 PM Sun 6 Sep 2015 GMT
2015 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Forty spectacular sailing yachts are lined up on the quays of Porto Cervo Marina, primed and ready for the start of racing in the MYRC and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship 2015. ...
2015 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup attracts largest calibre entries + Video
By regattanews.com, ,
5:14 PM Sun 6 Sep 2015 GMT
With 40 yachts gathered in Porto Cervo, the 2015 edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup has attracted one of its largest and highest calibre entries in the event’s 35-year history. ...
Guo Chuan's Northeast Passage record attempt begins + Video
By Robert Penner, ,
4:53 PM Sun 6 Sep 2015 GMT
Chinese skipper Guo Chuan, leading an international crew of four top sailors and one media crew set sail to challenge the non-stop sailing world record along Arctic Ocean Northeast passage today. The super trimaran Qingdao China, named after the port city of China, crossed the start line at 16.41(local time, ie UTC 13.41) to start the exciting world record challenge. ...